Top 5 Black Owned Restaurants in Chicago

Black family eating at restaurant

Unless you are a resident of Chicago and the surrounding area, you might not know who owns local restaurants. Many are owned by African Americans and known for their excellent food, atmosphere, and impeccable service. If you plan to visit Chicago in the near future, here are some of the top-rated restaurants that are owned by African Americans.

#1 - Batter & Berries: This 3-star restaurant in the Lincoln Park area serves favorites like crab eggs benedict, cheesy hash browns, and sweet potato waffles. Owner and chef is Derek J. Rylon.

#2 - 5 Loaves Eatery: Located on 75th Street, this black-owned breakfast and brunch restaurant is a favorite with it's salmon croquettes, baked potato soup, and their famous homemade lemonade and sweet tea. The restaurant is family owned and operated.

#3 - Three Chefs Restaurant: Located on Halsted, this family-owned restaurant brings people coming back for their sweet potato pancakes, gumbo, catfish and strawberry lemonade.

#4 - Peach's Restaurant: Located on S. King Drive, they are known for their salmon croquettes and cheese grits, and peach-flavored coffee. They are considered one of the best restaurants and serve breakfast all day, and brunch.

#5 - Litehouse Whole Food Grill: Eric, known as Mr. Litehouse Grill, opened Litehouse Whole Food Grill to bring healthy fast food to his community. Located in Hyde Park, the restaurant features fresh, wholesome food that lives up to its slogan: "Eat Fit. Live Whole."
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